HTC to launch its first blockchain smartphone - Exodus

"Exodus is described by its makers as 'the world's first phone dedicated to decentralised applications and security".

Unfortunately, at the time HTC didn't have a lot to talk about regarding the Exodus except to say that it is a handset designed for a cryptocurrency future, built with a secure hardware enclave and a universal wallet.

Make no mistake; the Exodus phone with its blockchain capabilities is not the product that will drag HTC out of its slump.

HTC is planning to launch Exodus, its blockchain smartphone later this year.

Considering the Finney clocks in at $1000, it sounds like we can expect iPhone X-level pricing for the Exodus, which is a fairly big risk for a company that's now struggling to find an audience. Users are able to track the availability of rare digital assets through web pages that pull data from the blockchain.

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On the HTC website, the phone manufacturer indicated that the CryptoKitties mobile app will be offered to users in the United States.

In the new internet age people are generally more conscious about their data, this a ideal opportunity to empower the user to start owning their digital identity. While blockchain and cryptocurrencies are nascent for the tech world, the Taiwanese giant is set to use Exodus as a node to "double and triple the number of nodes of Ethereum and Bitcoin. I'm excited about the opportunity it brings to decentralise the internet and reshape it for the modern user". Today in an official announcement, the company says that we can expect the phone this Fall and it will serve as "the first cold wallet phone with key recovery". The development process responsible for "the chief officer of decentralization" Phil Chen, who is known for his participation in the development of a virtual reality helmet HTC Vive.

The HTC U12+ is likely to come with a large 6-inch LCD display with WQHD+ resolution.

On your smartphone, you can collect and display cryptococal as on the computer. This is the company's blockchain-focused device, making HTC the first major brand to roll out a phone based around blockchain.

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